Exhibition of Little Book Entries

Newark Library Beaumond Gardens, Balderton Gate, Newark

In 2020 we ran a ‘Little Book’ competition, seeking inspiration from the Little Books of Charlotte Brontë . We were overwhelmed by the quality of the entries so have put together a small exhibition. Pop along to have a look!

Free

Heritage Poetry Trail

Newark Town Centre

We have been working with poet, Leanne Moden, who has taken inspiration from Newark’s rich history and heritage to create a poetry trail around the town. This event is part of Newark Creates – the High Street Heritage Action Zone Cultural Programme. During the festival, we invite you to take a walk around the town

The Tale of the Whale: Family Book Trail

Newark Town Centre

Our Festival bookseller, The Bookcase in Lowdham, is well known for their fantastic family story trails and we are delighted to welcome them to Newark. We hope you can come along and enjoy the beautiful story trail: The Tale of the Whale by Nottinghamshire author Karen Swann. Visit The Bookcase pop-up stall in the Town

Welcome to Wonderland – Newark Castle

Welcome to our Book Festival Wonderland. We are delighted to finally be back in the castle grounds and we cannot wait for you to delve into all of the wonderful activities and storytelling that awaits you in our Wonderland. Discover the joy of making, and develop your creativity and scientific thinking with Mr Shaha's Marvellous

Free